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PPP: 30 Minutes with Kwame Alexander Webcast

By: Deborah B. Ford | May 09, 2016 | Shelf Life

BookedWe want to thank Kwame Alexander and his publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for participating in our webcast today. How much fun was that? If you missed the show, sign up to watch it and find out: The inspiration behind Surf's Up Which book is the most autobiographical Kwame's newest poetry project The status of a sequel/prequel to The Crossover The effect of the Newbery on his life Though we didn't have a handout, be sure to check out Kwame's website for more information. I've added Booked (Middle School) and Surf's Up (Elem PreK-3) to JLG's Spring 2016 Booktalks to Go LiveBinder. You'll find the link to his website there, as well as interviews, and social media contact information. Join us next month on June 14 at 3:00 Eastern when Leslie Bermel will join me as we wrap up this season's best books. You won't want to miss it! Today's titles: ALEXANDER, Kwame. Booked. 240p. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2016. ISBN 9780544570986. JLG Category: Sports Middle (Grades 5-8). Surfs UpALEXANDER, Kwame. Surf's Up. illus. by Daniel Miyares. 32p. NorthSouth. 2016. ISBN 9780735842205. JLG Category: P+ Primary (Grades K-1). ALEXANDER, Kwame. He Said, She Said. 336p. Amistad. 2014. ISBN 9780062118967. JLG Category: CH City High (Grades 10 & Up). (Now just $5!)    



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